Who is a Certified Ethereum Professional?

A Certified Ethereum Professional (CEP) is knowledgeable about the Ethereum blockchain, Ethereum transactions, smart contracts and the Ethereum Virtual Machine. You can become a CEP with our Ethereum Certification!

CEPs have professional working knowledge in 33 topics which cover six (6) domains of Ethereum knowledge.

These six domains make up the Common Body of Knowledge that all Ethereum professionals must possess to earn the CEP designation.

The following careers would benefit from this Ethereum Certification:

How can you get your Ethereum Certification?

  1. Create an account and choose which certification you want to obtain.
  2. When you are ready, enroll to take the exam. The exam is in English, and costs $99.99 USD. You must pay for the exam in cryptocurrency such as Ether. NOTE: Any overpayment will be considered a donation to C4. NOTE: Any overpayment will be considered a donation to C4. Exam fees are non-refundable.
  3. Once you have successfully passed the exam, you can start the process of applying for your certification. This entails uploading a copy of your resume and agreeing to abide by C4's Code of Ethics. The certification fee totals $39.99 USD, which can also be paid using cryptocurrency such as Ether. 
  4. Upon receiving your exam results, reviewing your curriculum vitae, and agreeing to the terms and conditions, your certification will be officially granted, and you will receive a notification confirming this.
Preparation Book for the CEP Exam

 

Study Guide for the CEP Exam

Examination Format

The exam consists of 75 questions in multiple-choice and true/false formats, covering all 33 topics listed below. You'll have a 20-minute time limit to complete the exam, which means you won't be able to use search engines during the test. To obtain your certification, you need to achieve a minimum score of 70%. If you don't pass the exam, you can opt for a re-examination by paying the fee. The certification application process hinges on successfully completing the exam.

After paying the examination fee, there is no specific deadline for taking the exam. You're welcome to postpone the exam until you're fully prepared, without worrying about any penalties. However, once you start the exam, you'll have a 20-minute window to answer the 75 questions.

Getting ready for the CEP examination is made easier with extensive online resources covering all 33 subjects. This approach streamlines the process of acquiring the essential knowledge needed for certification

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Terms and Conditions

The purpose of using the certification mark is to indicate that the associated services adhere to the established standard. Services linked to the certification mark are provided by individuals who have successfully completed an examination created and overseen by the organization. This examination assesses expertise in Ethereum-related professional knowledge and the candidate's ongoing commitment to ethical standards.

The initial certification is valid for a period of two (2) years, requiring renewal every two years thereafter. Renewal can be accomplished by meeting one of the following conditions:

  1. Successfully completing a current examination designed and managed by the organization, confirming the individual's sustained proficiency in Ethereum-related topics and continued adherence to the relevant ethical code; Or 
  2. Maintaining an affiliated relationship with the organization since obtaining the initial certification.

Who is a CryptoCurrency Security Standard Auditor?

A CryptoCurrency Security Standard Auditor is an expert in the CCSS. CCSSAs are able to apply the CCSS standard to any information system that uses cryptocurrencies, calculating a grade for the system according to the CCSS.

CCSSAs have professional working knowledge in all 31 aspect controls of the CryptoCurrency Security Standard (CCSS).

The following careers would benefit from a CCSSA certification:

How can you get your Certification?

  1. Create an account and select the CCSSA exam.
  2. When you are ready, enroll to take the exam. The exam is in English, and the exam fee is $500 USD. You must pay for the exam in a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin. NOTE: Any overpayment will be considered a donation to C4. Exam fees are non-refundable.
  3. After passing the exam, you may send in your application to be certified. This includes uploading a copy of your resume and agreeing to the C4 Code of Ethics. The certification fee is $1000 USD. You must also pay for this in a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin.  
    1. The examination fee covers the costs associated with creating and administering the exam, whereas the certification fee covers the costs associating with processing of your certification, listing you on our website, and other administrative tasks.
    2. Once we receive your application with your exam results, resume, and you’ve agreed to the terms and conditions, we will certify you, ship the physical certificate, and email you notice along with a link to a form. You will then need to fill out this form in order to be listed on our website.

Find a CCSSA

You can find a Certified CryptoCurrency Security Standard Auditor (CCSSA) here.

Exam Information

The exam includes 100 multiple-choice and true/false questions covering each of the 31 aspect controls of the CCSS.

A passing grade of 70% is required to apply for certification. If you fail the exam, you can pay to take the exam again. You will be unable to apply for certification until you have successfully passed the exam.

Once you've paid your exam fee, there is no time limit imposed on when you must take your exam. Feel free to wait as long as you like after paying until you're ready to take the exam without fear of any penalty. However, once you begin the exam you will only have 90 minutes to answer all 100 questions.

During the exam, you will be asked questions related to a real-world scenario. Please download CCSSA Exam Scenarios and review it before beginning this exam.

Keep these scenarios handy. You may wish to print it to paper so they are easily accessible while you are writing the exam.

Terms and Conditions

The use of the certification mark is intended to indicate that the services in association with which it is used are of the following defined standard: services to be provided using the certification mark are provided by persons who have satisfactorily completed an examination prepared and administered by the applicant for the purposes of measuring skill with respect to professional knowledge of the CryptoCurrency Security Standard as well as acceptance of the applicant’s code of ethics in force at the relevant time. Initial certification is for one (1) year and it is the responsibility of each user of the certification mark to renew his or her certification every one (1) year thereafter by meeting one of the following requirements:

  1. the user must satisfactorily complete a current examination prepared and administered by the applicant for the purposes of ensuring the user possesses professional knowledge of CryptoCurrency Security Standard as well as acceptance of the applicant’s code of ethics in force at the relevant time; OR 
  2. since initially obtaining the right to use the certification mark the user must have received and maintained associate membership in the applicant.
 

 

Who is a Certified Bitcoin Professional?

A Certified Bitcoin Professional is knowledgeable about the Bitcoin blockchain, Bitcoin transactions, and how the Bitcoin network operates. CBPs are able to apply Bitcoin technology to their professional area of expertise and understand privacy aspects, double-spending, and other issues that relate to the currency.

CBPs have professional working knowledge in 33 topics which cover six (6) domains of Bitcoin knowledge.

These six domains make up the Common Body of Knowledge that all Bitcoin professionals must possess to earn the CBP designation.

The following careers would benefit from certification:

How can you get your Certification?

  1. Purchase the CBP Exam. You must pay for the exam in a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin. NOTE: Any overpayment will be considered a donation to C4. Exam fees are non-refundable.
  2. Upon passing the exam, you will receive your certification ID and Certificate.

Exam Methodology

The exam includes 75 multiple-choice and true/false questions covering each of the 33 topics listed below. The exam is time-limited to 20 minutes, so you will not have an opportunity to use a search engine. A passing grade of 70% is required to become certified. The purchase of the exam includes one retake. If you fail the exam twice, you can pay to take the exam again. 

Once you've paid for the exam, there is no time limit imposed on when you must take your exam. Feel free to wait as long as you like after paying until you're ready to take the exam without fear of any penalty. However, once you begin the exam you will only have 20 minutes to answer all 75 questions.

We have several study materials available. View our options at https://cryptoconsortium.org/study-materials/.

Terms and Conditions

The use of the certification mark is intended to indicate that the services in association with which it is used are of the following defined standard: services to be provided using the certification mark are provided by persons who have satisfactorily completed an examination prepared and administered by the applicant for the purposes of measuring skill with respect to professional knowledge of Bitcoin as well as acceptance of the applicant’s code of ethics in force at the relevant time. Initial certification is for two (2) years and it is the responsibility of each user of the certification mark to renew his or her certification every two (2) years thereafter by meeting one of the following requirements:

  1. The user must satisfactorily complete a current examination prepared and administered by the applicant for the purposes of ensuring the user possesses professional knowledge of Bitcoin as well as acceptance of the applicant’s code of ethics in force at the relevant time; OR 
  2. Since initially obtaining the right to use the certification mark the user must have received and maintained associate membership in the applicant.

 

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